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Portrait of Prominent Cleveland Citizen by Allen Smith, Oil on Canvas

Allen Smith (American, 1810-1890), signed and dated 1847 l.r.; 26 x 21 in. and housed in original gilt and gesso frame with inscription on verso Josiah Clark, Cleaveland, OH. Smith, a portrait and landscape painter, lived in Cleveland from 1842-1883. While there, Smith painted the portraits of prominent citizens linked to Western Reserve University.

Provenance:Property from the Jane Sikes Hageman Collection

Condition:Even craquelure and stretcher frames visible. Also, small areas of flaking paint in u.l. and l.l.

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$1,175
02/15/2010

 

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